Russian pharmaceutical company signs deal to release Oxford vaccine against coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russian pharmaceutical company R-Pharm signed an agreement on production of a coronavirus vaccine developed by British-Swedish AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, Kazinform refers to TASS. The company plans to supply the drug to 30-50 countries, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russian company Alexey Repik said in an interview with Rossiya24 TV channel.
EAEU prime ministers adopt plan of action against COVID-19 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Eurasian Intergovernmental Council approved a comprehensive plan of action in healthcare and hygiene to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Eurasian Economic Union at a meeting in Minsk on 17 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).
China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission WENCHANG. KAZINFORM - The fourth Long March-5 rocket, to be used to launch China's first Mars exploration mission, was vertically transported to the launching area at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province on Friday, Xinhua informs.
Tatarstan doctors arrive in Kazakhstan to help fight coronavirus UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM - At the invitation of the Akim of East Kazakhstan region Danial Akhmetov 12 doctors from the Republic of Tatarstan have arrived in Ust-Kamenogorsk for medical assistance and consultations in the treatment of coronavirus infection, Kazinform correspondent reports with the reference to the regional information center.
India's Covid-19 cases pass 1 million amid alarming rise in virus spread NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - The number of coronavirus cases in India passed a grim milestone of one-million mark on Friday after nearly 35,000 fresh infections, its biggest single-day spike so far, according to the health ministry data.
Pandemic throws African economies 10 years back, says expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The coronavirus pandemic and disruption of the OPEC+ deal talks have significantly weakened African economies which require significant help, Nataliya Zaiser, Valdai Internation Discussion Club expert and Chair of the Africa Business Initiative Union Board, told TASS Friday.
The Ukrainian translation of «Words of Wisdom» by Abai was published in Ukraine KYIV. KAZINFORM - As part of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine translated Abai's «Words of Wisdom» into Ukrainian, Kazinform reports citing the official website of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.